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Collins, Judy

Summary: "A no-holds-barred account of music legend Judy Collin's harrowing struggle with compulsive overeating and of the journey that led her to a solution"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese, Double Day 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.85 Collins 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COLLINS, JUDY COL

Brzezinski, Mika.

Summary: With insights from notable people in medicine, health, business, the arts, and politics, Brzezinski breaks through the walls of silence and shame we've built around obesity and food obsession and talks openly about how our country became overweight, and what we can do to turn the corner and step firmly onto the path of health.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 616.398 BRZ

DesMaisons, Kathleen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.25 DES

Summary: This docudrama tells the story of Catherine Dunbar's seven-year battle for life in the fight against anorexia. Based on the story told by her mother and on her own diaries, it traces Catherine's downward spiral from the age of 15, when a lively and attractive teen became obsessed by her weight, went on binges, became addicted to laxatives, and, despite desperate efforts from many sides, died...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa-two conditions rooted in the desire to be slim-are the focus of this program. While the first deprives the body of food, the other causes its victims to compulsively purge food through vomiting. Two women who suffer with these conditions tell poignant stories of how these compulsive behaviors have nearly destroyed their lives and the lives of their...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

View online at AVOD

Summary: There are an estimated eleven million people in the U.S. who suffer from eating disorders, and thousands of these die each year from acute anorexia. In this program, ABC News correspondent Lynn Sherr visits the Montreux Counseling Center in Victoria, British Columbia, where Peggy Claude-Pierre offers hope, a voice of comfort and reason, and a highly successful alternative treatment plan for...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Therapists in America and Europe have noticed a disturbing trend: anorexia now appears in elementary-school-age children. This film documents the highs and lows of a London clinic's 12-week program, during which malnourished patients must confront and conquer their fears of eating. Girls as young as eight enter the clinic dangerously emaciated and depressed-and although most battle their way...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: What is it like to eat around the clock? At 457 pounds, Wally knows. And Tammy, at 67 pounds, has experienced both anorexia and bulimia-at the same time. This haunting program introduces eight ordinary people who tell, in a chillingly matter-of-fact way, about their life-scarring-and even severely life-threatening-experiences with body weight and self-image. Bouts with eating disorders are...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Anorexia and other eating disorders exert a frightening degree of control over millions of teenagers, especially young women. Manifested in so-called “Pro-Ana” websites, which actively promote anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating, the mental and physical grip of these sicknesses can prove impossible to break. This program represents a powerful weapon in the battle against eating disorders,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

View online at AVOD

Summary: Eating disorders are not about the desire to be thin. Eating disorders are severe psychological illnesses that usually take years to overcome and can be accompanied by devastating and sometimes deadly physical side effects. In this powerful program, four young women and men from a variety of ethnic backgrounds share their stories of the physical pain and emotional torment caused by eating...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

View online at AVOD

Summary: This program answers two important questions: what are eating disorders, and what causes them? The program specifically examines anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating syndrome. Seven females who have all suffered from eating disorders, the father of a woman who died as a result of her disorder, and health professionals offer their insights and knowledge. These interviews are...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

View online at AVOD

Summary: This emotionally charged program profiles four young women attempting to recover from anorexia nervosa. Ranging in age from 14 to 25, they struggle to gain weight while dealing with associated conditions such as osteoporosis and depression, family dysfunctionality, and a mind-set that equates starvation with self-control. Filmed at the adolescent eating disorder unit of Westmead Hospital in...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

View online at AVOD

Summary: Eating disorders are not just about food, but about the struggle with loss of emotional control. This program from The Doctor Is In examines the use of antidepressants and cognitive behavioral therapy to combat these dangerous illnesses. Russell Marx, M.D., of the eating disorders program at the Princeton Medical Center, and Marcia Herrin, Ed.D., M.P.H., R.D., of the Dartmouth College Health...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Ranging from the starvation diet of the anorexic to certain forms of obesity, eating disorders are a diverse group of health problems. This program examines the emotional issues that lie behind most eating disorders, the serious and sometimes life-threatening consequences of eating disorders, and methods of treatment. Experts and patients alike offer their insights.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

View online at AVOD

Summary: Complex and dangerous, eating disorders have deep physical, psychological, and emotional roots. In this program, teens of both sexes discuss eating disorders and how to cope with them. Subjects covered include why appearance is important; the difference between anorexia and bulimia; why eating disorders are dangerous; what to do if one suspects an eating disorder; why diet pills and fads are...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Anorexia. Bulimia. Eating disorders have one of the highest mortality rates of all psychiatric conditions. After defining eating disorders from a clinical point of view, this three-section program explores possible underlying biological bases for eating disorders; considers sociocultural influences on young adults that equate "thin" with "good"; and questions to what extent eating disorders may...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

View online at AVOD

Bays, Jan Chozen.

Summary: Pediatrician and meditation teacher discussing how to "tune into your body's own wisdom about what, when, and how much to eat; eat less while feeling fully satisfied; identify your habits and patterns with food; develop a more compasionate attitude toward your struggles with eating; discover what you're really hungry for. Includes a 75-min. audio program with guided exercises." -- Cover, p.4.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.1 BAY

DesMaisons, Kathleen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.2 DES

Griffin, N

Summary: "Crippled with guilt after causing a horrific accident two years earlier, sixteen-year-old Bett's life is a series of pluses and minuses. But when the pluses become too much to outweigh the minuses, Bett is forced to confront her self-harming behavior"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A Caitlyn Dlouhy Book/Atheneum 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC GRI

Peeke, Pamela.

Summary: "The author of New York Times bestseller Body-for-Life for Women presents a groundbreaking, neuroscience-based program to rewire your food-addicted brain and get the body you deserve. The body's built-in reward system, driven by the chemical dopamine, is a fascinating adaptation: It tells us to do more of the things that give us pleasure. Creative energy, falling in love, entrepreneurship, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.8526 PEE

Peeke, Pamela.

Summary: The body's built-in reward system, driven by the chemical dopamine, is a fascinating adaptation: It tells us to do more of the things that give us pleasure. Creative energy, falling in love, entrepreneurship, and even the continued propagation of the human race are driven by this system . . . just as is, unfortunately, the urge to overeat. In The Hunger Fix, Dr. Pam Peeke uses the latest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2013

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Bruni, Frank.

Summary: Bruni, restaurant critic for "The New York Times," tells his heartbreaking and hilarious account of his lifelong, often painful struggle with food.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2009

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Bruni, Frank.

Summary: Bruni, restaurant critic for The New York Times, tells his heartbreaking and hilarious account of his lifelong, often painful struggle with food.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 362.196 BRU

Lerner, Betsy.

Summary: The author traces her lifetime struggle with an eating disorder and depression, describing how her size and self-esteen were intertwined, her experiences with support groups and therapy, her education, and the family secrets that haunted her recovery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LERNER, BETSY LER

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